Saturday, April 2, 2011

What's Bugging My Vegetables


What’s Bugging my Vegetables?
Saturday, April 9, 2011, 10am-12pm
Homewood Heights Community Garden
2606 Sol Wilson Ave, Austin TX  78702

Learn about the most common garden insects…good and bad.  Knowledge is power and you’ll walk away knowing you can identify the eggs, nymphs, and adults.  Discover Integrated Pest Management (IPM), an effective and environmentally sensitive approach to pest management that relies on a combination of common-sense practices. IPM programs use current, comprehensive information on the life cycles of pests and their interaction with the environment. This information, in combination with available pest control methods, is used to manage pest damage by the most economical means and with the least possible hazard to people, property, and the environment.

Park in the neighborhood.  Garden is on the north side of street west of Sol Wilson/Ridgeway intersection. This seminar is free and open to the public.  It is presented by the Travis County Master Gardeners, a volunteer arm of the Texas AgriLife Extension Service in Travis County. For more information see www.tcmastergardeners.org or call the Master Gardener Public Gardening Help Desk at (512)854-9600.

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